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Nevada Vs. Cal Final Score: Bears Fall To Wolfpack, 31-24

In the first game played in the newly renovated Memorial Stadium, the California Golden Bears were unable to earn the win in their opening game, losing to the Nevada Wolf Pack, 31-24.

The Bears struggled to get a good start in the game and fell in a 14-0 hole while starting quarterback Zach Maynard was benched for the first three series of the game as punishment for missing a tutoring appointment.

When Maynard entered the game, Cal slowly started to claw back with a 37-yard Maynard touchdown pass to true freshman Bryce Treggs and a 39-yard touchdown run by Keenan Allen.

In the fourth quarter, Cal tied the game with a 13-yard touchdown pass to Chris Harper, but a rushing touchdown by Nevada's Stefphon Jefferson with 36 seconds remaining in the game put a nail in the coffin for Cal.

The problem of the game for the Bears was their inability to slow down Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo as he racked up 230 yards through the air and 101 yards rushing.

Cal will look to get back on track when they take on Southern Utah next Saturday at noon PT.

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